Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Position Number:


Position Type:

Post Doc



Department ID:

140401 - Electrical & Computer Engr.


140401 - Electrical & Computer Engr.

Job City & State:

Raleigh, NC

Essential Job Duties:

The NSF-funded AERPAW project is seeking to hire a postdoctoral scholar. The hired candidate is expected to work on the following:
1) Conduct research and development in software-defined radios (SDRs) and spectrum monitoring/sharing with vehicular and unmanned aerial systems.
2) Design, develop, integrate, and test opensource software for SDR platforms related to spectrum research and 5G wireless systems.
3) Assist with the development, deployment, and operations of a wireless SDR platform for large-scale outdoor experimentation.
4) Collaborate with global researchers, industry, and open-source R&D communities.
5) Collect, analyze, and interpret data; prepare statistical and narrative reports, graphs, manuscripts; and publish results in academic conferences/journals.

Work Schedule:


Department Required Skills:

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Must have good oral and written communication skills to collaborate with other faculty as well as graduate/undergraduate students.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

Strong experience with SDR hardware/software platforms and experimentation are preferred. Strong publication track in wireless spectrum research and a strong track record in wireless spectrum experiments are preferred.

Required License or Certification:


Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Anticipated Hiring Range:

$52,000 - $60,000

Job Open Date:


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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time